Now there are over 650,000 illegal Israel settlers living in Palestinian territory but the world continues to turn a blind eye to Israel’s blatant disregard for Human rights ~ where 35 laws privilege Jews over Palestinians and apartheid continues to rule.
Israeli regime’s media outlets are blaming U.S. linguist Noam Chomsky for British physicist Stephen Hawking’s withdrawal from Israel’s Presidential Conference in protest of Israel’s treatment of Palestinians.
A big fuss blew up last week when British MP George Galloway, invited to Oxford University to debate the motion “Israel should withdraw immediately from the West Bank”, walked out of the chamber when he heard that the student opposing the motion was an Israeli.
Israeli outrages never quit. Besides lawlessly stealing Palestine, slaughtering and dispossessing its people, occupying its remaining 22% for over 44 years, blockading Gaza, committing high-seas piracy and murder to keep out humanitarian aid, and arresting European and other human rights advocates showing up to protest, another example highlights Israel’s rogue state status.
Even Antony Loewenstein, a seasoned observer of the Press confessed “Even I was taken aback by how the vehemence lasted for so long,” he said of the articles which were to appear, primarily in Murdoch-owned newspapers such as The Australian and The Daily Telegraph.
The people in this Portland, Oregon flash mob carry the virtues of what is right in this world, they are drawing attention to what is wrong. That is what we are supposed to do as human beings– Tim King
Marrickville council in Sydney, Australia endorsed BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) as a policy in December 2010. Months of furious debate, Zionist lobby smearing, mainstream media ridicule and major party attack saw the council rescind its decision in April 2011. Independent journalist and author Antony Loewenstein spoke at a heated council meeting to support BDS and explain why BDS is a moral and sound idea to pressure Israel to abide by international law.
By Neve Gordon – London Review of Books blog Would Meryl Streep, Spike Lee, Tim Robbins or Susan Sarandon be willing to swear an oath of loyalty to the United States and its policies in order to receive public funding for feature films that they star in, direct or produce? In Israel, the far-right Knesset […]
By Aditi Bhaduri — Palestine Monitor “We want social justice for all” Mustafa Barghouti, MD: He is articulate, courteous, handsome and suave. A medical doctor by profession he is also a member of the Palestinian Legislative Council and was candidate for the Presidency of Palestinian Authority in 2005. Fifty-six-year-old Mustafa Barghouti wears many hats, but […]
From The Only Democracy by Sydney Levy What is Israel’s reaction to the growing nonviolent movement of boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS)? Well criminalize it, of course! We just learned new bill has been introduced in the Israeli Knesset by 25 Knesset members, that would criminalize all BDS activities or even BDS advocacy inside or […]